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Famous Graves We've Visited
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Col. Harland Sanders in Cave Hill Cemetery
in Louisville, Kentucky
(TNT Images (c) 2016, Photo:  Ken Naegele)
Gravely Famous
Locations of the graves of the famous
U.S. Map Courtesy of Geology.com
Eliot Ness (Untouchables)- Lakeview Cemetery,
Cleveland, Ohio
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Mark Twain (Samuel Clemons) (Author)- Woodlawn Cemetery, Elmira, NY (Chemung Co.)
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John Adams (U.S. President)- United First Parrish Church, Quincy, MA

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James K. Polk (U.S. President)- Tennessee State Capitol, Nashville, TN
Zachary Taylor (U.S. President)- Zachary Taylor Natl. Cemetery, Louisville Kentucky
John D. Rockefeller Sr. (Industrialist)- Lakeview Cemetery, Cleveland, Ohio
Col. Harland Sanders (KFC)- Cave Hill Cemetery, Louisville, Kentucky
Orville & Wilbur Wright (Aviation Pioneers) Woodlawn
Cemetery, Dayton, Ohio
James Thurber (Author)- Greenlawn Cemetery, Columbus, Ohio
Daniel Boone (Frontiersman)- Frankfort Cemetery,
Frankfort, Kentucky
Edgar Cayce (Psychic/Prophet)- Riverside Cemetery,
Hopkinsville, Kentucky
Erma Bombeck (Writer)- Woodland Cemetery
Dayton, Ohio
Henry Clay (Legislator)- Lexington Cemetery- Lexington, Kentucky
John Dillenger (Gangster)- Crown Hill Cemetery,
Indianapolis, Indiana
Salmon P. Chase (Supreme Court)- Spring Grove Cemetery,
Cincinnati, Ohio
James Garfield (U.S. President)- Garfield Monument,
Lakeview Cemetery, Cleveland, Ohio
Warren G. Harding (U.S. President)- Harding Memorial,
Marion, Ohio
Phil Everly (Singer Everly Bros.)
Rose Hill Cemetery, Central City, Kentucky
William Henry Harrison (U.S. President)- Harrison
Memorial, North Bend, Ohio
Rutherford B. Hayes (U.S. President)- Rutherford B. Hayes
Memorial, Freemont, Ohio
Benjamin Harrison (U.S. President) Crown Hill Cemetery,
Indianapolis, Indiana
Barney Kroger (Krogers)- Spring Grove Cemetery, Cincinnati, Ohio
William McKinley (U.S. President)- McKinley National Memorial, Canton, Ohio
Andrew Johnson (U.S. President)- Andrew Johnson Natl. Cemetery, Greeneville, Tennessee
Abraham Lincoln (U.S. President)- Lincoln Memorial, Springfield, Illinois
Paul Laurence Dunbar (Author/Poet)- Woodland
Cemetery, Dayton, Ohio
James S. Burroughs (Author)- Belle Fontaine Cemetery
St. Louis, Missouri
William Procter (Procter & Gamble)- Spring Grove Cemetery, Cincinnati, Ohio
Hamilton Carhartt (Industrialist)- Woodmere Cemetery, Detroit, Michigan
James Gamble (Proctor/Gamble)- Spring Grove Cemetery, Cincinnati, Ohio
John Hunt Morgan (Confederate)- Lexington Cemetery, Lexington, Kentucky
Charlie Rich (Dead Man's Hand Dealer)- Miami Cemetery
Miami Twp., Ohio
Annie Oakley (Sharpshooter)- Brock Cemetery
North Star, Ohio
Muhammad Ali (World Champion Boxer)
Cave Hill Cemetery, Louisville, Kentucky
Woody Hayes (Ohio State Football Coach)- Union
Cemetery, Columbus, Ohio
Robert Irsay (Owner- Indianapolis Colts)- Crown Hill
Cemetery, Indianapolis, Indiana
Henry & Samuel Pogue (Pogues Dept. Store)- Spring Grove Cemetery, Cincinnati, Ohio
Harry Pierpont (Dillenger's Gang)- Holy Cross/St. Joseph
Cemetery, Indianapolis, Indiana
Jim Varney (Actor- Ernest)- Lexington Cemetery, Lexington, Kentucky
James Baskett (Uncle Remus)
Greenlawn Cemetery, Columbus, Ohio
Rosemary Clooney (Singer/Actress)
St. Patricks Cemetery, Maysville, Kentucky
Jefferson C. Davis (General)- Crown Hill Cemetery, Indianapolis, Indiana
Richard Johnson (Lincoln)- Frankfort Cemetery,
Frankfort, Kentucky
Skip Prosser (NCAA Basketball Coach)- Spring Grove
Cemetery, Cincinnati, Ohio
James Higbee (Higbees Dept. Store)- Lakeview Cemetery, Cleveland, Ohio
John F. Kennedy (U.S. President)- Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA
Jimi Hendrix (Rock Guitarist)- Greenland Memorial Park, Renton, WA (King Co.)
Bruce Lee (Martial Arts Actor)- Lakeview Cemetery, Seattle,
WA (King Co.)
Marilyn Monroe (Actress)- Westwood Memorial Park
Los Angeles, CA (Los Angeles Co.)
Elvis Presley (Singer)- Graceland, Memphis, TN (Shelby Co.)
Mary Tyler Moore (TV Actress)- Oaklawn Cemetery,
Fairfield, CT (Fairfield Co.)
Frank Sinatra (Singer)- Desert Memorial Park, Palm Springs,
CA (Riverside Co.)
Richard Gaitling (Gaitling gun)- Crown Hill Cemetery,
Indianapolis, Indiana
Robert Orr (Indiana Governor)- Crown Hill Cemetery- Indianapolis, Indiana
James Whitcomb Riley (Author)- Crown Hill Cemetery
Indianapolis, Indiana
Dave Thomas (Wendys Founder)- Union Cemetery, Columbus, Ohio
Charles W. Fairbanks (Theodore Roosevelt)- Crown Hill
Cemetery, Indianapolis, Indiana
Kenny Price (Actor- Hee Haw)- Forest Lawn Cemetery, Erlanger, Kentucky
Eddie Rickenbacker (US Legend)
Greenlawn Cemetery, Columbus, Ohio
Charles Baumann (Race Car Driver)- Holy Cross/St.Joseph
Cemetery, Indianapolis, Indiana
Sandra Allen (World's Tallest Woman)
Forest Hill Cemetery, Shelbyville, Indiana
Robert Irsay (Colts Owner)
Crown Hill Cemetery
Indianapolis, IN
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Erma Bombeck
Woodland Cemetery
Dayton, Ohio
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Edgar Allan Poe (Author)- West Minster Burying Ground
Baltimore, Maryland
John Wilkes Booth (Assassin/Lincoln)- Greenmount Cemetery, Baltimore, Maryland
Annie Oakley
Brock Cemetery
North Star, Ohio
Warren G. Harding
Harding Memorial
Marion, Ohio
James Monroe (U.S. President)- hOLLYWOOD Cemetery, rICHMOND vA
Thomas Jefferson (U.S. President)- mONTCELLO, cHARLOTSVILLE, vA
George Washington (U.S. President)- mOUNT vERNON eSTATE, mOUNT vERNON, vA
Woodrow Wilson (U.S. President)- nATIONAL cATHEDRAL, wASHINGTON d.c.
William H. Taft (U.S. President)- aRLINGTON Natl. Cemetery, aRLINGTON, vA
John F. Kennedy (U.S. President)- aRLINGTON Natl. Cemetery, aRLINGTON, vA
Gerald Ford (U.S. President)- gERARD fORD mUSEUM, gRAND rAPIDS mI
John Tyler (U.S. President)- hOLLYWOOD Cemetery, rICHMOND vA
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James Buchanon (U.S. President)- wOODWARD hILL Cemetery, LANCASTER, pA
James Madison (U.S. President)- mADISON eSTATE Cemetery, mONT pELIER, vIA
John Dillenger
Crown Hill Cemetery
Indianapolis, IN
George Rogers Clark (General/Explorer)
Cavehill Cemetery, Louisville, Kentucky
Andrew Jackson (U.S. President)- The Hermitage, Nashville, Tennessee
John Hancock (U.S. founding Father)
Granary Burying Ground, Boston, Massachusetts (Suffolk Co.)
Elizabeth "Mother" Goose (Literary Inspiration)
Granary Burying Ground, Boston, Massachusetts (Suffolk Co.)
Oliver Wendell Holmes (Author, Poet)
Mount Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, Massachusetts, (Middlesex Co.)
Curt Gowdy (Sportscaster)
Mount Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, Massachusetts, (Middlesex Co.)
John Q. Adams (U.S. President)- United First Parrish
Church, Quincy, MA
James Garfield (U.S. President)- Garfield Monument,
Lakeview Cemetery, Cleveland, OH
Ulysses S. Grant (U.S. President)- Grant Memorial,
Riverside Park, New York, NY
Warren G. Harding (U.S. President)- Harding Memorial,
Marion, OH
Thomas Jefferson- (U.S. President)- Monticello Graveyard, Albemarle Co., VA
James Monroe (U.S. President)- Hollywood
Cemetery, Richmond, VA
William Howard Taft (U.S. President) Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA
John F. Kennedy (U.S. President)- Arlington
National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia
Abraham Lincoln (U.S. President)- Oak Ridge
Cemetry, Springfield, IL
Andrew Jackson (U.S. President)- The Hermitage, Nashville, TN
Theodore Roosevelt (U.S. President)- Youngs Memorial Cemetery, Oyster Bay, NY
Ronald Reagan (U.S. President)- Santa Barbara, CA
Franklin D. Roosevelt (U.S. President)- Springwood Estate,
Hyde Park, NY
John Tyler (U.S. President)- Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond, VA
George Washington (U.S President)- Mt. Vernon, Mt. Vernon, VA
Woodrow Wilson (U.S. President)- National Cathedral, Washington D.C.
James Garfield
Lakeview Cemetery
Cleveland, Ohio
Bruce & Brandon Lee
Lakeview Cemetery
Seattle, Washington
Photo: Linda Potter
George Custer (Gen. US Army)- West Point Cemetery, West Point, NY (Orange Co.)
James Dean (Actor)- Park Cemetery, Fairmont, IN (Grant Co.)
Elizabeth Taylor (Actress)- Forest Lawn, Glendale, CA (Los Angeles Co.)
Anna Nicole Smith (Model/Actress)- Lakeview Memorial Gardens, Nassau Bahamas
Anne Bancroft (Actress)- Kensico Cemetery, Valhalla, NY (Westchester Co.)
Michael Jackson (Singer- King of Pop)- Forest Lawn, Glendale, CA (Los Angeles Co.)
Benjamin Franklin (Inventor)- Christ Church Burial Ground, Philadelphia, PA
(Philadelphia Co.)
John Wayne (Actor)- Pacific View Memorial Park, Corona del Mar, CA (Orange Co.)
William Shakespeare (Author)- Holy Trinity Church, Stratford-Upon-Avon, England
Bob Marley (Musician)- Marley Esate, Nine Mile, Jamaica
(Gated Compound w/ tours, but No Photos Allowed)
Sir Isaac Newton (Inventor)- West Minster Abbey, London, England
Charles Dickens (Author)- West Minster Abbey, London, England
Jane Austen (Author)- West Minster Cathedral, Hampshire, England
Oscar Wilde (Director)- Pere LaChaise Cemetery, Paris, France
Princess Diana (Princess)- Lake Memorial, Althorp Northamptonshire, England
John Keats (Author)- Cimitero Accaitolico, Rome, Italy
Jim Morrison (Singer- The Doors)- Pere LaChaise Cemetery, Paris, France
Some of the Most Famous Graves
Outside the United States
Al Capone (gangster) Mt. Carmel Cemetery, Hillside, IL (Cook Co.)
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Edsel Ford (President Ford Motor Co.)- Woodlawn Cemetery, Detroit, Michigan
Rosa Parks (Civil Rights Pioneer)
Woodlawn Cemetery, Detroit, Michigan (Wayne Co.)
Andrew Jackson
Hermitage
Nashville, TN
(Photo: B. Sauer)
Muhammad Ali
Cave Hill Cemetery
Louisville, Kentucky
Muhammad Ali (Heavy Weight Champion) Cavehill Cemetery, Louisville, Kentucky
Harry L. Collins (Frito Lay Magician)
Cave Hill Cemetery, Louisville, Kentucky
Adolh Rupp (UK Basketball Coach)
Lexington Cemetery, Lexington, Kentucky
Simon Lazarus (Lazarus Dept. Store)- Greenlawn Cemetery, Columbus, Ohio
Weeb Eubank (New York Jets Coach)
Oxford Cemetery, Oxford, Ohio
Next City Famous Graves
James Dean (Actor)
Park Cemetery, Fairmount, Indiana
James Dean
Park Cemetery
Fairmont, Indiana
Photo: Ken Naegele
Eli Lily (Army/Pharm)- Crown Hill Cemetery, Indianapolis, Indiana